Intelsat Introduces First-of-its-kind “FlexMove” Managed Service for Ubiquitous Land Mobile Connectivity
Available through select solution partners, Intelsat FlexMove offers affordable “always-on” connectivity 20x faster than current mobile satellite solutions on market
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FlexMove is powered by Intelsat’s award-winning global Epic high-throughput satellite (HTS) fleet, the world’s largest fixed satellite network and the IntelsatOne ground network to provide users with a seamless global connectivity experience. (Graphic: Business Wire)
“Intelsat engineers and innovators are laser-focused on developing flexible, affordable managed services that help our customers connect and communicate seamlessly, no matter where their business may take them,” said Intelsat Senior Vice President for Mobility
There are many remote locations around the globe that fiber and terrestrial wireless networks can’t reach, and where ground infrastructure is at risk of disruption by natural or man-made events. That’s where integrated connectivity solutions, like those from
Traditional Mobile Satellite Service (MSS) solutions come with a high price tag and don’t have the features or bandwidth necessary to power the data-intensive applications that end-users are increasingly demanding. FlexMove offers data rates 20 times faster than these traditional MSS solutions at a fraction of the cost per byte. As the only commercial satellite operator with an independent third-party Service Organization Control 3 (SOC 3) cybersecurity accreditation, end users can also rest assured that Intelsat’s space and ground network is secure.
Virtually anyone can set-up the FlexMove service and connect to the internet in minutes. FlexMove services for Communications-on-the-Move (COTM) applications use a flat-panel compact, vehicle-mounted satellite terminal that automatically acquires a connection and maintains communication while the vehicle is moving. The Communications-on-the-Pause (COTP) service uses a highly compact and portable satellite terminal with an automatic or assisted pointing function to connect to a satellite. Connectivity choices include a public Internet connection or a private IP solution to access a customer’s network.
Intelsat FlexMove service packages offer pre-set data rates sold by the gigabyte (GB) and can be used on qualified terminals available through a global network of solution partners, including Intelsat’s FlexMove launch partner GRC.
“GRC are delighted to be selected as an Intelsat FlexMove partner and as a testament to the services, features and cost-effective gigabyte plans, we've already got customers signed up from both the Defense and Government sectors,” said GRC Managing Director
Intelsat’s easy-to-use service portal enables FlexMove solution partners to provision, configure and quickly monitor network access in real-time through an online interface or integrated APIs.
Potential solution partners, technology developers and end-users interested in the FlexMove service can visit www.intelsat.com/land-mobile and click “Contact Us.”
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